Improv Everywhere’s “When Harry Met Sally” scene at Katz’s Deli

Don’t try this at home.

Definitely don’t try this at Katz’s.

Because it already has been done, and now it has been well done, the beef has been corned, all of the pastrami is hot and put on rye, and there’s no need for you to copycat a copycat when the cat’s in the cradle of the comedy belly.

All of which is to say that this latest Improv Everywhere mission, the Billy Crystal tells Meg Ryan he knows a fake orgasm when he sees one whilst eating at Katz’s Deli in New York City scene from When Harry Met Sally, has a delicious surprise in store for you. While supplies last. Of course you’ll have what she’s having.

Charlie Todd, Improv Everywhere’s guru, even makes a cameo. As they explain in the video’s description: “This was staged without the knowledge of the restaurant, though thankfully they all seemed to love it.”

Roll the clip!

This is part of Improv Everywhere’s “Movies In Real Life” series for Fandango. New episodes release on Tuesdays. Past episodes have re-enacted classic movie scenes from Rocky and more.


Sean L. McCarthy

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